Made Kolok, a Disable Elderly in Dusun Batusesa, Desa Menanga, Rendang, Karangasem

Date of Visit: 28 November 2019

Name: I Made Kolok (Male/around 65 years old)

Occupation: unable to work due to old age

Address: Dusun Batusesa, Menanga Village, Rendang District, Karangasem Regency.

Niece’s Name: Ni Wayan Tunas (Female/39 years old), her husband has passed away

Occupation: Farmer

Contact Numbers:

  • 0858-5754-2128 – AgusAstawa, BCC volunteer in Rendang Area – Karangasem
  • 0853-3343-8826 – Ni Wayan Tunas, his niece (in-law).

Category: disable elderly living alone

Bank Account: Bank BPD Bali, No.: 051 02.22.03210-5, Beneficiary.: I Made Kolok

Regular donor:

  1. Ni Luh Ayu Ryantisari, 100.000 Rupiah per month starting March 2020
  2. Made Ari Punama Ningsih, 100.000 Rupiah per month starting March 2020
  3. Kindly contact us should you wish to be a regular donor for him.

Update on 11 December 2019; I Made Kolok has received pillow and bed.

Update on 15 January 2020; Made Kolok has received walking sticks assistance.


I Made Kolok has never been married. He lives alone in his house. His niece (in-law) lives about 250 metres from his house. His name, Kolok, literally means ‘mute’ in Balinese, a disability that he has.

Source of income:

  • Made Kolok could not work anymore due to his age. In order to eat daily, he receives help from his niece.
  • He has not received rice for the poor program (Raskin) from the government.

House condition: to reach his house, one should walk in a narrow pathway that goes into a farm about 100 metres.

  • Bedroom: 1
  • Bed base: 1
  • Bed: none
  • Kitchen and bed in one room
  • Floor made from soil and cement
  • Wall made of bamboo woven
  • Asbestos roof
  • Electricity Access
  • No water access, usually brought by his niece
  • Land status: privately owned

Should you wish to help Made Kolok, please kindly consider to donate :

  • Bed and Pillow
  • Groceries or funds to buy daily needs.
  • Walking Stick

Below are the photos that we have taken.

Address: Dusun Batusesa, Menanga Village, Rendang District, Karangasem Regency.
Coordinates: 8°23’44.0″S 115°26’28.2″E (View on Google Maps)

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